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Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:06 PM

Republicans Lash Out At Obama, Even As Fiscal Cliff Deal Close At Hand

Source: TPM

Republicans reacted immediately and with tremendous hostility to President Obama’s remarks at the White House Monday afternoon, and accused him of jeopardizing a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

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That was before Obama’s remarks, in which he boasted that the nascent plan would protect major progressive priorities, and attacked Congress for threatening to derail it before the end of the day when all of the Bush tax cuts expire. Obama also issued a key demand regarding an issue at the heart of the remaining differences between the parties.

“Revenues have to be part of the equation in turning off the sequester,” Obama said.

Read more: http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/12/republicans-lash-out-at-obama-even-as-fiscal-cliff-deal-close-at-hand.php



Oh, that shameful Obama. He "jeopardized" the deal by... um... repeating something that he's been saying for the last 10 months and which he got reelected based on and which the majority of Americans (and in some polls, the majority of registered Republicans) support.

As Cenk Uyger says, what more do Republican politicians have to do to show their voters "We don't work for you"?

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Bucky Dec 2012 OP
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 2012 #1
Liberalynn Dec 2012 #3
Cha Dec 2012 #2
triplepoint Dec 2012 #4

Response to Bucky (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:19 PM

1. Most unproductive Congress ever.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 07:34 PM

3. +1

I applaud the President for standing firm on the issue of the need to increase taxes.

To Boner and Mchinless you remain as pathetic as you ever were. I cannot believe you got elected to any office whatsoever.

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Response to Bucky (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 06:02 PM

2. What do poor widdle repubs do when Pres Obama hurts their

feelings? They act out

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Response to Bucky (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:05 PM

4. Buckle Up Folks. We Could Be Going Over Round Midnite!

 


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